Christie Lynn (Robinson) Schlund

Christie Lynn (Robinson) Schlund died March 26, 2016 in Oklahoma City.  She was born July 6, 1952 in Holdenville to Gale and Wilma (Evans) Robinson.
Christie graduated from Holdenville High School in 1970.  She graduated later from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Early Childhood Education.  The family attended East Main Church of Christ.
Christie worked as a Student Services Specialist for the Federal Aviation Administration Academy.
Spending time outdoors was where Christie loved to be, whether it be fishing or other activities just so long as the sun was shining and the wind was blowing.  Christie enjoyed a variety of games.  More than anything, she loved her grandchildren.
Preceding Christie in death were her parents; a sister Susan (Robinson) Hadley, and nephew Jeffrey Kent Vaughn.
Survivors include her husband, William Schlund of the home, son Justin Merrell of Oklahoma City, daughter Megan Merrell of Oklahoma City, grandchildren Alexandria and Jocelyn, brother-in-law Jim Hadley of Edmond, step-sons Derek Schlund of Trego, Montana, Brian Schlund and wife Virginia of Tooele, Utah, step-daughter Nicole Schlund of Tooele, Utah, step-grandchildren McKenzie, Katelyn, and Dusty, step-great-grandson Elijah, brother-in-law Jim Hadley, aunt Mary Ellen Walker, cousins Carolyn Chesnutt, John Chesnutt, and Jeannie Rose, as well many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held April 1, 2016 at the Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel in Holdenville with Rev. Dane Robinson officiating and Bill Robinson assisting.

Susan Leigh (Robinson) Hadley

Susan Leigh (Robinson) Hadley died March 26, 2016 in Oklahoma City.  She was born Aug. 27, 1950 in Holdenville to Gale and Wilma (Evans) Robinson.
Susan graduated from Holdenville High School in 1968 and later attended Oklahoma State University.  The family attended East Main Church of Christ.
Susan worked as a Real Estate Agent in Tennessee for many years.  She married Jim Hadley in 2005 in Germantown, Tennessee.  Susan enjoyed a variety of games.
Preceding Susan in death were her parents; her sister Christie (Robinson) Schlund, and son Jeffrey Kent Vaughn.
Survivors include her husband, Jim Hadley of the home, brothers-in-law William Schlund of Trego, Montana and Gene Hadley and wife Kay of Edmond, daughter Bobbie Hatcher and husband James of Gainesville, Texas, grandchildren Dylan Vaughn of Oklahoma City, Tyler Vaughn of Oklahoma City, Ryne Hatcher and wife Vanessa of Lewisville, Texas, Seth Hatcher of Gainesville, Texas, and Carlie Hatcher of Gainesville, Texas, and three great-grandchildren, nephew Justin Merrell of Oklahoma City, niece Megan Merrell of Oklahoma City, aunt Mary Ellen Walker, cousins Carolyn Chesnutt, John Chesnutt, and Jeannie Rose, as well many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held April 1, 2016 at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel in Holdenville with Rev. Dane Robinson officiating and Bill Robinson officiating.  Interment followed at the Holdenville Cemetery.

Jeffrey Kent Vaughn

Funeral services were held April 1, 2016 for Jeffrey Kent Vaughn at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel in Holdenville.  Rev. Dane Robinson officiated and was assisted by Bill Robinson.
Jeff died March 26, 2016 in Oklahoma City.  He was born Oct. 12, 1972 in Oklahoma City to Kent Vaughn and Susan (Robinson) Vaughn.
Jeff graduated from West Moore High School in 1990.
He served our country honorably in the United States Navy and later worked at Tinker Air Force Base as a technician.  Jeff was an avid OU Sooners sports fan. Jeff loved his sons and spending time with them.
Preceding Jeff in death were his mother; grandparents, Gale Robinson and Wilma Robinson Pevett and Ray and Chris Vaughn; and an aunt, Christie (Robinson) Schlund.
Survivors include his sons, Tyler Vaughn of Moore and Dylan Vaughn of Moore, father Kent Vaughn and wife Mary Anne of Albuqurque, New Mexico, uncles Keith Vaughn and wife Cindy of Ada, Stan Vaughn  and wife Touia of Magnolia, Arkansas, aunt Deborah Bailey and husband J. C. of Mustang, step-brother Capt. Samuel Vaughn and wife Tiffany of Columbia, South Carolina, step-father, Jim Hadley of Edmond, uncle William Schlund of Trego, Montana, step-sister Bobbie Hatcher and husband James of Gainesville, Texas, several nieces and nephews, cousins Justin Merrell and Megan Merrell of Oklahoma City, aunt Mary Ellen Walker, cousins Carolyn Chesnutt, John Chesnutt, and Jeannie Rose, as well many other relatives and friends.

Dana Ann Caddell

Dana Ann Caddell was born April 4, 1960 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Billy Lee Wilson and Delores Ann (Sweet) Wilson.  She died March 28, 2016 at her home in Wetumka at the age of 55.
She was a loving housewife and resident of Wetumka since 2009.  She and David Caddell were married August 5, 1989 in Brownsville, Texas.
Dana was preceded in death by her father and one brother, Curtis Wilson.
Survivors include her husband, David Caddell of Wetumka; her mother, Delores Ann Wilson of Wetumka and two brothers, Michael Wilson of Indian Lake, Texas and Gary Wilson and wife Tessie of Perry, Arkansas.
All arrangements were handled by Parks Brothers Funeral Home of Okemah, Oklahoma.

Tony Earl Jenkins

Graveside services will be held Thursday, March 31, 2016 for Tony Earl Jenkins at 11 a.m. at the Wetumka Cemetery with Larry Bailey officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of Williamson-Spradlin Funeral Home of Wetumka.
Tony was born Feb. 5, 1953 in Holdenville, Oklahoma to James Earl and Thurlene June (Jones) Jenkins and died March 28, 2016 in Union City, Oklahoma at the age of 63.
Raised in Hughes County, he attended Moss School. He was a 1971 graduate of Moss High School.
He later attended OSU Tech in Okmulgee where he studied plumbing. He had most recently made Wetumka his home.
Tony enjoyed hunting and fishing but what he enjoyed most was spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his father and a niece, Alana June Jenkins.
Survivors include his daughter, April Stritmater and husband Timothy and grandson William; a son Beau Jenkins and grandson Tristan; his mother Thurlene June Jenkins; two brothers, Stanley Jenkins and wife Pamela and Preston Jenkins and wife Dena; a sister Gwenda Ornelas and husband David; along with several nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Jack F. Spear

A celebration of life service was held for Jack F. Spear on March 12, 2016 at First Baptist Church in Edmond. Interment followed at Gracelawn Cemetery.
Jack was born Sept. 30, 1930 in Okmulgee to Silas McClure Spear and Ruby Mae Floyd Spear and died March 8, 2016 at the age of 85.
A 1948 graduate of Wetumka High School in Wetumka, OK., he joined the U.S. Army and fought in the Korean conflict. Upon his return in 1952, he married the love of his life and very best friend Nancy Williams.
Jack was an accountant for Kerr-McGee Corporation. During his professional career, he moved the family to Jacksonville, Florida.
While there he was active in a prison ministry where he shared his faith in the Lord. His passion for sharing his faith followed him throughout his life. Jack loved his First Baptist Church family.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Nancy in 2014; his parents; and two siblings, Dwight Spear and Fern Hamilton.
Survivors include his daughter, Chris Box and her husband Dennis, Oklahoma City; sons Mark Spear and his wife Gaylynn, Edmond and Drew Spear, Oklahoma City; six grandchildren, Jeremy Overstreet, Lakewood, CA, Becca Overstreet, Oklahoma City, Rachel Sanders and husband Grant, Yukon, Chase Nottingham, Denver, CO, Chartney Spear, Edmond and Bailee Spear, Oklahoma City; three great-grandchildren, Gavyn and Layla Overstreet and Jameson Sanders; two brothers, Nate Spear and wife Alta, Orlando, FL. and Bob Spear and wife Jeannie, Shawnee; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

William Troy Lane

Graveside services will be held Friday, April 1, at 2 p.m. for William Troy Lane at the Hanna Cemetery with Rev. Don Williamson officiating.
Troy was born April 3, 1952 at the Sampson Air Force Base in Geneva, New York to Benjamin Franklin Lane and Mary (Williamson) Lane and died March 28, 2016 at his home in North Little Rock, Arkansas at the age of 63.
He spent his earliest years at various Air Force bases where his father was stationed before moving with his family to Weleetka.
He had also lived in Wetumka and attended school in both communities.
As a young man he entered the United States Army and served during the Vietnam Conflict. While still in the Army he was married and to this union a son William Cory was born. He later married again and had two more children, Mari Ann and Nathan.
Troy began a career as a heavy equipment operator, primarily running a crane. He had worked on several construction job sites across the country. He had lived the past few years in Conway, Arkansas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Benjamin Coy Lane, a nephew Mark Mills, and a niece Darla Demings.
Troy loved the outdoors and enjoyed being on the river fishing and camping. He also loved to travel and is remembered being a very good dancer.
Survivors include his three children, William Cory Pitts and wife Leetha of Eufaula, Mari Ann Griffith and husband Gabriel of North Little Rock, Arkansas, and Nathan Lane and wife Veronika of Bryant, Arkansas; grandchildren, Madeline and Terrin Pitts of Eufaula and Shelby and Lylah Lane of Bryant, Arkansas, Zoie, Sadie, Emma and Jonah Griffith of North Little Rock, Arkansas; his long time companion Lorraine Long of Conway, Arkansas; along with several nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Pallbearers will be B.J. Lane, Nathan Lane, Junior Lane, Gabriel Griffith, Terry Neese, Mari Ann Lane Griffith and Cory Pitts.
Interment will follow services under the direction of Williamson-Spradlin Funeral Home of Wetumka and Weleetka.

Ostie Jane (Merritt) Harjo

Ostie Jane (Merritt) Harjo, 63, Wewoka resident, died March 22, 2016 in Wetumka, Oklahoma.
She was born July 28, 1952 in Wewoka to Wesley Green Sr. and Cora Mae (Lena) Green. She grew up in Wewoka where she lived most of her life. She attended Justice Schools, New Lima Schools and Sequoyah High School in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.
Ostie was a homemaker and was a member of the Sand Creek Eufaula Baptist Church, southwest of Wewoka, where she was baptized in 1966 by Rev. Joe Tiger.
Ostie was a proud tribal member of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Christopher Merritt; maternal grandparents, Charley and Winey (Joshua) Lena; paternal grandparents, Ena and Annie (Harjo) Green; a brother, Charles Merritt; two great nephews and two great nieces, other family members and friends.
Survivors include her five sons, Mose Merritt of Wetumka, Edmond Harjo of Ada, Clifford Harjo of Wewoka, Charlie Harjo of Atoka and Isaiah Harjo of McAlester; one daughter, Yahnah Factor of Seminole; three brothers, Billy Merritt of Seminole, Wesley Green, Jr., and Oscar Bunner, both of Wewoka; four sisters, Kizzie Wildcat of Wetumka, Vanessa Green of Wewoka, Linda Martin of Seminole and Mary Woods of Maud; 12 grandchildren, Mark Factor, Jr., Gabriella Factor, Gaylen, Brad, Zachary and Addison Merritt, Akeeyah, Bryce, Christopher Ray, Jr., and Raylee Merritt, Chandra Stewart and Alyssa Buck; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held March 26, 2016 at the Swearingen Funeral Home Chapel in Seminole with Rev. Houston Tiger officiating. Interment followed at the Fixico-Lena Family Cemetery, south of Wewoka.
Casket bearers were Mel Lena, Muskoke Yargee, Justin Patton, Russell Daniels, Tom Culberson, Jr. and Hunter Woods. Honorary bearers were Justin Wildcat, Mark Factor, Tommy Culberson and Rick Woods.
Services were under the direction of Swearingen Funeral Home of Seminole.

Donald Ethmer Garlett

Donald Ethmer Garlett died March 22, 2016 in Holdenville, Oklahoma.
He was born June 25, 1941 to Charlie and Anna Garlett.
He graduated from Dover High School and served his country honorably in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.
Donald was a longtime member of the Veteran’s of Foreign War.
He began his working career for the Rock Island Railroad as a welder where he worked for over 20 years until the closure of the Rock Island.
He then began working for Dolese until his retirement.
Donald lived in the Crescent and Dover areas for most of his life.
He was a member of the First Christian Church of Crescent.
Donald enjoyed going to local cafes daily, drinking coffee and visiting with others.  He also liked to go fishing and hunting.
Preceding him in death were his parents and siblings, Raymond Garlett, Neil Garlett, Nadine Garlett and Pauline Garlett.
Survivors include his son David Garlett and wife Doborah of Holdenville, grandchildren Franchesca and Cody, step-daughter Phyllis Graham and husband Tommy, grandchildren Chelsea, Cheyanna, and TJ, great-grandchildren Keiley, Brookleyn, and Braxton, siblings Robert Garlett, George Garlett and wife Edith, and Geraldine Garlett as well as several nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
Graveside services were held March 28, 2016 at the Dover Cemetery in Dover, Oklahoma.  Pastor Kenneth Gordon officiated.
Services were under the direction of Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home of Holdenville.

Harley Dewayne Shatswell

Obit-ShatswellHarley Dewayne Shatswell was born Dec. 18, 1960 in Henryetta, Oklahoma to Jim and Sandra (Earls) Shatswell and died March 21, 2016 in Tulsa at the age of 55.
he was raised in Jenks and attended school there.
As a young man he married Vicki McCombs and they had two children, Chrystie and Harley Joe.
He worked with his father as a drywaller and in general construction.
Later, he worked for the Adkins Nursing Home in Weleetka. He was an avid television fan.
Harley was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Tommy, Ronald and Robert.
Survivors include his four children, Chrystie Heath and husband Jason and Harley Joe Shatswell, all of Arkansas, Darian Barnette and husband Tristen of Okemah and Buford Garrett of the home in Weleetka; a brother Kevin Shatswell of Weleetka; two sisters, Danna Stapp and Terry Brownlee and Ranae Anthamatten and Gene Snell, all of Weleetka; four grandchildren, along with several nieces and nephews, other relatives, and many friends.
Time for a memorial service is pending and will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are handled by Williamson-Spradlin Funeral Home of Weleetka and Wetumka.